Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Hugglets Winter Bearfest next Sunday


Hello

So this Sunday is the Hugglets Winter Bearfest in Kensington London.....




We have been busy creating new designs in the studio and will bring a selection
of miniature teddy bears a few character designs
and a large sculpted animal art doll design.

We looking forward to meeting some of our collectors and friends at the show.
Come say hello and find us in

Hall 1 
 Stand 56

Paula Strethill-Smith

We appreciate that not all of you can visit the show as many of you live very far away.
So we will of course share some of our designs here on our blog afterwards.

Warmest Wishes Paula & Simon.


xx

Friday, 25 January 2019

Love My Teddy Collection

Love My Teddy Collection



Welcome to our latest designs from our studio.


LADY CONSTANCE CHATTERLEY

LADY CONSTANCE CHATTERLEY
Lady Constance Chatterley is 4.5" high and created from hand dyed pale pink mohair.
I have further tinted and aged her fur.She wears antique silk dress in a fine silk crepe with underskirt.
Her slippers are made from antique satin in palest pink and hand stitched with leather soles.
Lady Constance a vintage flower head piece and a gold tone heart and key.
Which was a precious gift from the gardener! 
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


MELLORS
MELLORS
Mellors is made from mohair in a beige taupe shade which I have further tinted in places.
He wears striped gardening trousers antique cotton shirt and velvet waistcoat.
His vintage brown leather shoes are made by ourselves in our studio.
He is completely hopelessly in love with Lady Chatterley.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED




POSY

POSY

POSY
Posy is one of our very tiniest bears at 3"high made from hand dyed dusty pink mohair.
I have further aged and tinted her fur.Posy is sitting in a antique milk glass basket which is full of antique miniature flowers.She can come out of the basket and be displayed along side.
Limited Edition 1/1 ONE OFF ADOPTED


PETITE CHERIE

PETITE CHERIE
Petite Cherie is one of our very tiny bears in shoes.The smallest size we do in shoes at 3"high.
She is dressed in cotton embroidery anglaise skirt with pale grey velvet ribbon waistband.
Petite Cherie wears pale grey velvet slipper which are hand stitched with leather soles.
She carries a posy of antique blue velvet for-get-me-nots along with some pink velvet larger flowers.
Around her neck she wears little silver tone vintage heart.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 RESERVED

PETITE AMORETTE

PETITE AMORETTE
Petite Amorette is one of our tiniest bears in shoes at 3" high.
She is created from pinkish taupe hand dyed mohair.
Petite Amorette wears a beige antique lace skirt with coffee colour ribbon waistband.
She holds a sculpted pink velvet heart 
which I have trimmed with antique metal beads flowers
 and a vintage cocktail stick in shape of a arrow.
Her slippers are made of soft grey silk velvet with leather soles.
Limited Edition ONE OFF 1/1 ADOPTED


END OF SHOW
Thank you for visiting should you want to adopt any of our designs.
Please contact me at
info@paulastrethill-smith.com
or message me on facebook.




Thank you for visiting the show
Wishing you all Happy Valentines Day 
Paula & Simon
xx

Monday, 21 January 2019

Love my Teddy Collection...Coming soon........

Love My Teddy Collection .........

Coming soon this Thursday Evening at 7.30pm



Hello we will have small collection of teddy bears on Thursday evening.

We hope you will be able to join us here on our blog. 
Thursday 24th January at 7.30pm u.k time.
With Love
Paula & Simon
xx

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Meet Bee Bee our new little JRT puppy....


Hello 
Wishing you all a very Happy New Year! 
We have a very tiny little announcement please meet our girl jack russell terrier pup 
Bee Bee! 
or just Bee for short.
She is a rough coat short legged jack russell terrier nearly 8 weeks.




Bee Bee


Bee Bee is a busy as a little bee as you can imagine! 
but we are doing our best to make bears when she snoozes.


So just to thank you for your patience .
We will be posting more pics of Bee and her adventures her on the blog 
and on her very own instagram page.

beebeejackrussellterrier

All good wishes 
Paula,Simon 
Bee Bee
xxx




Friday, 21 December 2018

Wishing you a very Merry Christmas!




Hello wishing you all a very Merry Christmas!

Huge bear hugs and a special Thank you to all of our collectors.

We are truly grateful for your continued support in adopting our designs.
We hope that our art dolls teddybears and animal friends 
bring you joy each day and most of all make you smile.

***
Thank you for the likes & follows on facebook and for the sharing the love on instagram.

We are taking a short break over the festive season and will be back in January with a few new designs.
(date yet to be announced)
We are also attending the Hugglets Festival in London on February 24th 2019

Warmest Wishes 
Paula & Simon 
xx


Friday, 7 December 2018

Christmas Collection


Hello and welcome to our latest designs from our Christmas Collection....


CHRISTMAS COLLECTION 





FROSTINE
FROSTINE
Frostine is 6.5"high and created from mohair in a snowy white which I have tinted to an off white. She is dressed in a pale blue antique silk taffeta fringed jacket.Trimmed with antique lace embroidered motifs and finished with a vintage glass button.Frostine also wears a ballet style tutu skirt made from vintage lace and net petticoat with pale blue satin vintage french ribbon.
Her slippers are made by ourselves from antique pale blue velvet and trimmed with antique glass buttons.She wears a tinsel headband of vintage flowers with glass button.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


EVANGELINA
EVANGELINA

Evangelina is 3.25" high and created from pale honey mohair.This tiny angel bear is wearing a antique chiffon dress with vintage net petticoat.Trimmed with vintage flower and antique metal beads.Her wings are wired with tinsel and sparkly beads.Evangelina wears pink felt slippers hand stitched and made by ourselves.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED

SNOOZY

SNOOZY

Master Snoozer is 3.5"high and created from genuine antique mohair in faded cinnamon.
He wears a vintage flannel brushed cotton striped nightshirt.Trimmed with the tiniest antique mother of pearl buttons and his snoozing hat which is removable.
Master Snoozer wears antique grey velvet slippers handmade by ourselves.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED





ST FRANCIS
ST FRANCIS

St Francis is 3" high and created from mohair in taupe.I have further tinted and aged his fur.
Our tiniest sized traditional vintage style miniature bear.He wears a vintage french religious blue enamel charm with silk ribbon.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1ADOPTED

FORRESTER
FORRESTER

FORRESTER



Forrester is 3.5"created from antique mohair in old gold colour.He wears jersey shirt with tiny buttons and hand dyed moss green wool trousers held up with tiny braces with brass buttons.
While harvesting Christmas trees Forrester  has found a woodland mushroom home and takes shelter from the snow!
The mushroom house is created from vintage red wool and long pile plush lined with pleated silk.
I have embellished the markings using antique lace motifs.
Inside the walls of the little fungi house are lined with vintage 1940's christmas paper.
Limited Edition One Off 1/1 ADOPTED


End of Show
Thank you for visiting should you wish to adopt any of the designs please contact me by email.

info@paulastrethill-smith.com

or you can message me on facebook.

 Christmas Wishes 
Paula
x






Friday, 30 November 2018

Christmas Collection 2018 coming soon..........



Hello,
We look forward to sharing our latest designs with you next week in our Christmas Collection.
Hope that you will join us next Thursday evening on our blog.

Christmas Collection
6th December 2018
at 7.30pm UK time.

All good Wishes
Paula 
x